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  1. “Social Pillar of the European Maritime Policy” 7 November 2011 Councillor Leslie Angus Shetland Islands Council Seafarer Training

  2. The Shetland Islands Islands: 100+ Populated Islands: 15 Land Area: 1,468 sq kms Latitude: Lerwick 60º N Population: 22,000 Unemployment: 1.7% Working Population: 12,000

  3. Shetland Islands Economy Economic Output: €800 million Fisheries €215 million Oil & Gas €68 million Creative Industries €29 million Tourism €18 million Agriculture €14 million

  4. Presence of the oil industry since the early 1970s

  5. Tankers loading at Sullom Voe Oil Terminal Throughput 10m tonnes annually

  6. Oil Field Service Vessels – supplies, anchor handling, etc… Oil tanker ‘Braer’ – aground on Shetland, January 1993

  7. A Variety of Marine Activities… Inshore Trawler Pelagic trawlers Reefer loading frozen mackerel for W. Africa Salmon farm workboats

  8. Coastal Container Ship Live Fish Carrier 850,000 tonnes general cargo handled annually in Shetland 24,000 tonnes Salmon farmed annually 5,000 tonnes Mussels grown annually 55 Cruise liners annually - 35,000 pax Cruise Liner

  9. Ferry – UK Mainland Link Overnight to Aberdeen. Annually 106,000 passengers; 18,000 cars; 7,000 trailers Shetland Inter-Islands Ferry One of 12 carrying 40 cars; 100 pax

  10. NAFC Marine Centre – Shetland School of Nautical Studies Bridge Simulator Cadet/Engineer Training